This is the knitting pattern PDF (not the finished garment) for a Poncho and hat.
The poncho and hat are worked in soft super chunky yarn on a circular needle (or a set of double pointed needles) so that there are no internal seams. The bobble hat can be made without the bobble if required.
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Features for Sensory Kids
- There are no seams – so no scratchy itchy seams or labels.
- It can be worked in any fibre (e.g. cotton/bamboo/acrylic) to suit your child’s needs.
Sizes for Poncho
Age: 3-4 (5-6, 7-8, 9-10) years
Width round hem: 120/47¼ (140/55, 160/63, 180/70¾) cm/in
Length from shoulder (from end of neck rib to hem): 33/13 (39.25/15½, 43.75/17¼, 51.5/20¼) cm/in
Sizes for Hat
Age: 3-5 (6-8, 9-11) years
Head Circumference: 45.5/18 (48.5/19, 51.5/ 20¼) cm/in
Materials for Poncho
3(4,4,5) x 100g balls King Cole Big Value Super Chunky shade 1548 Glacier (81 metres / 90 yards per ball)
1 x 80 cm circular needle size 10 mm (For the Poncho)
1 x 40 cm circular needle size 10 mm (For the Poncho)
(or use sets of double pointed needles if preferred)
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To substitute: use any standard Aran weight yarn with a given tension over stocking stitch of 18 sts and 24 rows to 10 cm on no 5 mm needles – see ball band label for details.
1 set 4 no 4 (US 6) double pointed needles.
1 set 4 no 5 (US 8) double pointed needles.
(Bamboo needles recommended)
You will receive 1 PDF Pattern file which can be printed on A4 or US Letter Size format.
If you are buying a crochet pattern you will receive 2 files – one in UK terminology and one in US terminology.
You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader in order to open the pattern files.